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Cannes: Todd Haynes film ‘May December’ is warmly received


Todd Haynes’ may december impressed at Cannes, earning a six-minute standing ovation at its Saturday night premiere as cast members Natalie Portman, Julianne Moore and Charles Melton looked on.

In Haynes’s latest film, Portman plays a Hollywood actress who travels to Georgia to investigate the life of Gracie (Julianne Moore, starring Haynes for the fourth time), who became tabloid fodder after she had a sexual assault in May and December. relationship started with Joe (Charles Melton). ), a man 23 years younger than her. While preparing for the movie about the couple’s past, Elizabeth observes Gracie and Joe’s marriage 20 years after their relationship made national news, a time when they are on the verge of becoming empty nesters.

The film, which is sold in the US by CAA Media Finance and UTA Independent Film Group, is written by Samy Burch, with a producing team including Killer Films’ Christine Vachon and Will Ferrell, who was in France Saturday night. .

The may december premiere was postponed after Martin Scorsese’s previous premiere Killers of the flower moon, which lasts more than three hours. The late start didn’t stop audiences from bursting into laughter during the film’s funnier moments.

“Making this movie was so much fun. We put this movie together incredibly quickly,” Haynes said after the ovation, adding that they only shot 23 days in Savannah, Georgia. “It took everyone’s creative participation to make this happen.”

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